Chinese President Xi Jinping has warned officials not to spend public funds on extravagant banquets or gifts as the Mid-Autumn Festival approaches.
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Job Title: International Compliance Specialist
Employer: BAE Systems Inc.
Primary Location: Arlington, Virginia USA
BAE Systems has a job opening for an International Compliance Specialist in Arlington, VA. The International Compliance Specialist (ICS) will work with the International Compliance team attorneys to administer the Company’s due diligence procedures for the appointment of international marketing representatives, distributors and other third party international business partners. Among other activities, the ICS will obtain application materials and references from prospective business partners, run media checks, identify and assist with investigating possible compliance "red flags," and organize diligence materials including SharePoint site maintenance. In addition, the ICS may be asked to participate in due diligence interviews and assist with preparing reports for legal review. The ICS will also participate in drafting agreements and, as needed, work on special projects such as due diligence relating to Defense Offsets, Teaming Agreements, and Mergers & Acquisitions. . . . Continue Reading . . .